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Friday, October 12, 2007

Deinterlacing in VLC!

I really like VLC because it offers so much more than QuickTime.  One thing I noticed though is that interlaced content (video from my digital MiniDV camcorder) looks nicer in QuickTime.  I finally figured out why.  QuickTime automatically deinterlace the content while VLC does not.  You can easily turn it on however.  When you have a video loaded in VLC, go to the Video menu and choose "Deinterlace".  There are many ways of deinterlacing.  I think "Blend" works well enough.  If you try that with interlaced content, you will see a huge difference.


10 Comments:

Blogger Jessings said...

you're the man

October 11, 2007 at 11:28 PM  
Blogger zevie said...

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October 12, 2007 at 6:51 AM  
Blogger zevie said...

Great Tip! I just wanted to know how u make VLC the default player? Thanks!

October 12, 2007 at 6:54 AM  
Blogger kreansocerplayer said...

zevie...

right-click any file (of they type that you're going to change obviously), click "get info", and then look for "Open with:"

You'll see a program listed (that's your default). Change that to VLC, and click the "Change All..." button. That will change the default for all files of that specific type. hope that helps!


Greg Loesch
http://greg.loeschfam.com

October 12, 2007 at 8:45 AM  
Blogger David said...

On www.blackcoconut.de are also computer tips. But they are on German

October 12, 2007 at 3:19 PM  
Blogger Nessuno said...

VLC is actually the best player. Quicktime, however, it's better integrated in the Mac OS. Too bad isn't possibile to use VLC as player in the Front Row!

October 12, 2007 at 7:07 PM  
Blogger Leo said...

Here a link to some more info about deinterlacing in VLC

July 25, 2008 at 8:33 PM  
Blogger Noel said...

Thnaks Leo, just what I was looking for.

August 22, 2008 at 10:07 AM  
Blogger Noel said...

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August 25, 2008 at 4:57 PM  
Blogger Noel said...

Thnaks Leo, just what I was looking for.

August 26, 2008 at 1:16 PM  

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